bird of passage

Definitions of bird of passage
  1. noun
    any bird that migrates seasonally
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    warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  2. noun
    someone who leads a wandering unsettled life
    synonyms: roamer, rover, wanderer
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    a member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons
    drifter, floater, vagabond, vagrant
    a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
    a vagrant living on a beach
    Bedouin, Beduin
    a member of a nomadic tribe of Arabs
    a member of the race of nomadic hunters and gatherers who live in southern Africa
    a member of a nomadic people who invaded Europe in the 4th century
    (historically) a member of the nomadic people of the Syrian and Arabian deserts at the time of the Roman Empire
    a member of the ancient nomadic people inhabiting Scythia
    a tramp who habitually arrives at sundown
    bum, hobo, tramp
    a disreputable vagrant
    type of:
    traveler, traveller
    a person who changes location
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